Crazy Horse at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Crazy Horse at the Battle of the Little Bighorn

Today marks the 142nd anniversary of one of the most famous battles in history. On June 25, 1876, the Battle of the Little Bighorn began in southeast Montana. And while for Crazy Horse and his Lakota it would be their most significant victory ever over the U.S. Army...
Crazy Horse Surrenders: May 6, 1877

Crazy Horse Surrenders: May 6, 1877

141 years ago today (May 6, 1877), the Lakota leader Crazy Horse surrendered to the U.S. Army at Camp Robinson, Nebraska. With him were nearly 900 Lakota and Cheyenne people, a few thousand horses, and a very sick wife. His friend Sitting Bull had moved to the...
New Crazy Horse Book is Out

New Crazy Horse Book is Out

After many years of research and writing, I’m excited to announce the publication of my new book Crazy Horse: Where My Dead Lie Buried. It is a work of historical fiction that follows the Lakota war chief Crazy Horse from the Battle of the Greasy Grass (Little...
The Death of Crazy Horse: September 5, 1877

The Death of Crazy Horse: September 5, 1877

It was on this date (September 5, 1877), 139 years ago that the Lakota war chief Crazy Horse was killed at Camp Robinson, Nebraska. And while the blade of a soldier’s bayonet is what killed the Lakota leader, many believe that jealousy and the backdoor politics...
Sept 4, 1877: The Arrest of Crazy Horse

Sept 4, 1877: The Arrest of Crazy Horse

On the morning of September 4, 1877, Lakota leaders and warriors such as Red Cloud, American Horse, Young Man Afraid of His Horse, No Water, and Little Wound rode with hundreds of U.S. Army soldiers to arrest the Lakota war chief Crazy Horse at his camp outside the...